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Skype's Social Media Accounts Hacked

Skype social media accounts including their Twitter account, Facebook page, and blog were hacked by a group claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). Athough Skype gained control of their accounts and deleted the SEA's posts, the SEA tweeted...

Hacked Asterisk PBX Update

I wanted to give an update to my Asterisk Hack Post-mortem article. By the way, I love this image of a hacker sporting a fedora in case you're wondering why I used it in both articles! I found this interesting...

Skype Reverse Engineered?

According to TechCrunch, someone named Sean O'Neill is claiming he reverse-engineered Skype, laying bare one of the most closely guarded secrets in VoIP Land. Has Skype's Great Wall of VoIP been cracked? Skype takes protection of their proprietary protocol...

Cracking IP-PBX SIP Passwords - Be Afraid!

A few years ago I had an email conversation with Chris Lyman, the former CEO of Fonality, the makers of trixbox IP-PBX systems. I expressed concern that their trixbox Pro system was using the MAC address both for the...

Netflix on iPhone Hack

So you want Netflix running on your iPhone do ya? Well, you've come to the right place for an easy to follow tutorial to get sweet streaming movies and TV shows directly to your Apple iPhone. Who can wait for...

Hacking trixbox Pro to Work with ClearOne Max IP

The ClearOne MAX IP SIP-based VoIP conference phones are one of my favorite conference phones. One of the reasons (besides the excellent echo cancellation) is that it you can daisy-chain multiple MAX IP phones together, up to a total...

Analysis of a VoIP Attack

VoIP security is often overlooked by IT administrators as well as VARs and resellers that deploy VoIP in the enterprise. They do so at their own peril, however. One of the main factors behind using VoIP is to save money....

College student could get 5 years for Hacking VoIP system & changing grades

We all thought it was pretty cool when Matthew Broderick changed his high school grades in War Games, right? Harmless prank after all and even if he got caught, the worst he'd have to suffer is a few nights...

Snom VoIP vulnerability resolved

After my Snom VoIP phone hacked article, I received a response from snom indicating that the vulnerability had more to do with a user not setting a password on the IP phone than any sort of bug or vulnerability in...

snom VoIP phone hacked

Those same rascals that figured out how to do call jacking on the popular BT Home Hub to make free "hacked" VoIP calls have done it again! GNUCitizen.org is a group of security experts that just discovered a vulnerability...

Microsoft XBox 360 - No Linux for You!

Microsoft quietly released a security update to the XBox 360 that closed a security hole that enabled hackers to load Linux onto the XBox 360. Essentially, the hack used a method to inject data into non-privileged memory areas, allowing a...

No Skype for Apple iPhone

With the Apple iPhone coming out Friday no doubt many people are wondering if you can install Skype or any other VoIP application on the iPhone. Well......

Private Caller Hack

Caller ID spoofing (faking your CallerID) is a very easy thing to do, especially if you have an Asterisk IP-PBX (see Nerd Vittles' how-to). While CallerID spoofing can be used for harmless pranks, it can also be used to fool...

Asterisk on Apple TV

An interesting Apple TV hack from the AwkwardTV project features Asterisk running on an Apple TV box. The Asterisk story was Dugg over 500 times, as well as several other AwkwardTV posts, which caused the website to go gown (the...

Google Blog Hacked, Who's Next?

There was a lot of buzz surrounding a Google Blog post stating that the Google's click-to-call program was being cancelled. Apparently, it isn't true, but rather an unauthorized user logged onto Google Blog and made up the post.Here's an update...

Paris Hilton hacks voicemail using Asterisk

Celebrities Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan are in a well-known feud that now has entered one of my favorite realms, namely VoIP. According to an InfoWorld article, (which Asterisk VoIP News reminded me about), it is alleged that Paris Hilton...
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